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Alaska to begin counting more than 53,000 ballots

...ground game in rural Alaska.The outcome of the new round of vote-counting won't change the balance of the Senate. Republicans gained seven seats in last week's election, more than enough to grab the Senate majority for the remainder of...
GOP sets defeating Harry Reid in 2016 top priority

WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans, riding high after capturing the majority, said Wednesday that a top priority in 2016 will be defeating Democratic leader Harry...
Candidates start final push as early voting starts

...attend ahead of the Nov. 4 election.The race is being closely watched because it could help decide control of the Senate. Republicans want to gain six seats nationally and see Begich as vulnerable.Sullivan has shown a fundraising prowess, bringing...
Each party certain the other is wrong

...Republicans repeatedly vote to repeal the health law. Democrats push to raise the minimum wage even when they know Senate Republicans will block it. The great majority of Republicans today are elected from solidly conservative districts and states...
Senate Republicans approve alcohol tax

...revenue raising measures as a way to close that gap. Senate Republicans had spoken out against a proposed income tax and...permanent fund to close the budget deficit. Instead, Senate Republicans wanted a constitutional amendment placed on the...
Senate Republicans predict tax plan dead on arrival

...permanent fund earnings, Kelly said he would support such a move after the state's budget reserve is exhausted. Senate Republicans want the House to approve a constitutional amendment to cap state spending and limit the growth of government...
Bitterness defining Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

ANCHORAGE - Needing to net six seats in November to regain control of the U.S. Senate, Republicans ought to be able to count on reliably conservative Alaska as something of a gimme.But they'll first have to settle on a candidate...

...the president's power to fill high-level administration posts with temporary appointments, ruling in favor of Senate Republicans in their partisan clash with President Barack Obama.But the justices stopped short of a more sweeping decision...
News reaching out to all 100 senators in push to win confirmation for Pentagon chiefWASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans' reservations about one of their own heading the Pentagon are caught up in potent politics, from a proxy fight...
Senate passes amendment to restrict judges

...mark of arrogance by our court, to rewrite a constitutional amendment.'' The measure passed 14-5, with the Senate Republicans providing the entire two-thirds majority required. Senate Minority Leader Johnny Ellis denounced the amendment...


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